Club President Karen McVaigh opened the meeting by asking Lion Dee Baughman to lead the Club in a patriotic song – Lion Dee responded with a rousing rendition of God Bless America. Lion Bob Line performed the invocation. Lion Allen Ventling led the flag salute.
Lion Steve Gerrard won the “no-fine” badge for the meeting.
Lion Brad Board auctioned off Chocolates he purchased from his recent trip to Canada. Lion Melinda Blankenship bought the candy for a donation of sixteen dollars. Lion Bob Line donated ten dollars in lieu of bringing an auction item from his recent trip.
Lion Dee Baughman referred a friend to attorney Pete Sherwood and was very happy with the service his friend received. Lion Pete was appreciative of Lion Dee’s comments. Lion Pete is also celebrating his 34th wedding anniversary and is on his way to Phoenix for a Giants away game.
Lion Carol Jones will be leaving for the Coast after the meeting.
Lion Ruth McKee was happy it was Friday. She was also impressed with the remodeling job the Lion Pete did at his office.
Lion Leigh Mosconi will be traveling to see his newest Granddaughter.
After experiencing our recent unseasonably cool weather, Lion Dee Baughman joked that it was a short summer.
Giants fan Tom Link joked that he was happy that his team is only ten games out of first place.
Lion Roy Dressel donated three happy bucks.
Lion Brad Board enjoyed his recent trip to Washington and Canada. He also appreciated the kind words about the service he provides.
Lion Melinda Blankenship will be traveling to San Francisco for a Lions Eye Foundation meeting.
Lion Vicki Whitehouse shared that her husband is still doing well. She was also very pleased with the two candidates she selected for Club scholarships — One went through elementary school at Houston School, which our Club has helped support for many years.
Lion Vicki Whitehouse fined Lion Ruth Mckee because her phone rang during the meeting.
Lion Pete Sherwood fined President Karen for not shaking his hand after selecting his as secret greeter. He also tagged Lion Allen Ventling for bringing his dog to his newly remodeled office.
Lion Leigh Mosconi won the five-dollar raffle and donated the proceeds to the La Sierra Leo Club. Lion Rick McVaigh won the free ad. Lion Janet McClintock won the Lotto tickets. Lion Dee Baughman won a shot at the marble drawing but failed to draw the elusive white marble.
Region Chair Janet McClintock presented a trophy the Club received for new member recruitment.